fire tackled by crews in Burnham-On-Sea's Pier Street
fire crews were called to a fire that had been deliberately started
in a bin store during the early hours of this morning (Tuesday).
from Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service were called to Pier
Street, Burnham-On-Sea just before 2.15am.
crews were contacted by an alarm monitoring company. A crew from
Burnham-On-Sea initially attended, before a back-up team from Bridgwater
was also dispatched to the scene.
for the fire service told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "The fire was
extinguished using two breathing apparatus, one hose reel jet and
one safety jet."
was 20 per cent heat and smoke damage to the bin store and this
fire was started deliberately."
and Somerset Constabulary has been informed of the incident and
an investigation is underway - call 101 with any information.